1887-O VAM-30A Doubled Ear, Near Date, Clashed Obverse O-L & R, Reverse TY

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, December 2004.

This coin is a Hit List 40, and a Super CD and a WOW! Morgan VAM.

30A III226 · C3a (Doubled Ear, Near Date, Clashed Obverse O-L & R, Reverse TY) (189) I-4 R-6
Obverse III226– Clashed die with weak incuse curved line next to top of Phrygian cap below U in PLURIBUS from top of O in DOLLAR from reverse, partial incuse L serif next to front of cap fold from right top of second L in DOLLAR from reverse and weak incuse line next to top of cap fold opposite first U in UNUM from right top of R in DOLLAR from reverse.
Reverse C3a– Clashed die with reverse clash marks set further left and lower than normal due to slightly rotated die CCW. Portions of TY in LIBERTY show next to wreath bow top as raised vertical line and serif from upper left portion of Y at top of bow, plus raised tip from upper right serif of T next to bow top and vertical portion of Y and diagonal raised line with serif at top left of bow from T vertical shaft.

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LVA Plate Photos:
1887-O_VAM-30A_Clashed_L.jpg 1887-O_VAM-30A_Clashed_O.jpg 1887-O_VAM-30A_Clashed_R.jpg
1887-O_VAM-30A_Clashed_TY.jpg 1887-O_VAM-30A_Rev_Clash_Line_OLL.jpg 1887-O_VAM-30A_Rev_Clash_Line_R.jpg 1887-O_VAM-30_PLATE_PHOTO_SEP_28_2010.jpg

Additional photos:
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Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-30A Images on loan to VAMworld courtesyGreat_Colletions_2-s.jpg © "GreatCollections Coin Auctions" ATTRIBUTED BY Leon Stichka
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Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-30A Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage AuctionsATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACSANACS_LOGO3.jpg Coin is a PCGS MS65 Serial #05991995 Unattributed.
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Price History:
1887-O VAM-30A MS63 HA $352.50 12/5/2013
1887-O VAM-30A MS63 Ebay $650 April 2009[Tied for Finest Known (at the time)]

1887-O VAM-30A ANACS MS60 HA $48 2/24/2008
1887-O VAM-30A NGC AU58 HA $94 4/7/2015
1887-O VAM-30A NGC AU53 HA $94 10/5/2014

Condition Census:
1/2017
TPG
Variety
Designation
Total
1-3
4-6
8-10
12-15
20-35
40
45
50
53
55
58
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
PCGS
VAM-30A
MS
52
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
1
1
7
4
0
8
13
12
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-30A
MS
27
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
3
1
1
6
2
4
5
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
SEGS
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ICG
VAM-30A
MS
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
VSS
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
PCI
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-30A
MS
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
2
1
1
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0


Total



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